Archive for Alumni News

Monday, December 4th, 2017 @ 3:17PM

JSA Trustee Lenny Mendoca To Chair New America Board

JSA Alum and Trustee Lenny Mendonca has been named chair of the New American Board of Directors. Mendoca is a long time member of the board and has led several of its major initiatives. Read more about the appointment.

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Monday, December 4th, 2017 @ 3:09PM

JSA Alum Selected to Lead Dallas Foundation

Former JSA Alum Matthew Randazzo has been named CEO of the prominent North Texas nonprofit, The Dallas Foundation. Randazzo will take the helm of the organization in mid-2018. He is currently the CEO of the National Math and Science Initiative. Randazzo was involved with JSA Midwest and his chapter at…

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Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 @ 2:56PM

Hero Highlight

Dan Schnur first saw something special in Junior State of America (JSA) when Alex Evans, former JSA Board President, bought him to one of SoCal JSA State’s conventions. “I saw the students’ enthusiasm and their desire to learn how to debate civically,” said Dan. It was that infectious enthusiasm that…

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016 @ 2:51PM

Student Hero Spotlight

Lorenzo Tortorici, a senior at Kofa High School, is the Director of Fundraising for the Junior State Arizona (JSAZ). Under his leadership JSAZ raised over $5,000, which surpassed their initial goal of $4,000, for the 2016-2017 Arizona State Scholarship Fund. In addition to fundraising on behalf of his peers, he raised $2,500…

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 @ 10:47PM

The Donald vs. Hillary – Watch Them Duke It Out!

Watch The Donald duke it out with Hillary in their 3rd and final Presidential Debate on Wednesday, October 19th! The JSA Alumni Association is hosting Presidential Debate Watch Parties in 5 cities around the country and all JSA alumni and friends are invited. There is no charge. The debate watch…

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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 @ 8:33PM

JSA Alums publish book “When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America”

The Junior State is excited to celebrate the release of When Millennials Rule: The Reshaping of America, an insightful new book about how young Americans are reimagining U.S. public policy. The book, written by JSA alumni David Cahn (NES ‘14) and Jack Cahn (NES ‘14), draws on the brothers’ experience…